The anxious wait is over for thousands of students. Top grades in A levels have risen for the first time in six years, but for students who took the new tougher reformed subjects, with less coursework, marks were down slightly. Cary Johnston reports from across the region.
A-level results are out, but what should you do if your results are not quite what you had hoped for?
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to study at Oxford University after her A-level results secured a place.
Numbers of A-level exams awarded top grades have risen for the first time in six years, summer results show.